CDL Certification Close to Home

In just four short weeks, 160 Driving Academy can help you put your career in motion.  Your CDL license could be the next step you’ve been waiting for you to propel your career forward.  Trucking companies are always in need of qualified and well-educated drivers, and with 160 Driving Acad...

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Why Hire 160 Graduates?

When you needthe best, look to 160. WHY HIRE 160 GRADUATES? Greater Accessibility We're conveniently located across Illinois in Moline, Peoria and Joliet. No matter where you’re headquartered, our students come from all over the Midwest. We offer 160 Recruiting Days before and after school hours, s...

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Trucker Trivia

Talk Like a TruckerIf you ever hear a trucker mention his "travel agent", he's not planning a vacation— he's talking about his dispatcher in trucker lingo. Size MattersThe average length of an 18-wheeler is 70-80 feet. The standard height of a truck is over 13 feet. Large & I...

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Trucking Industry By The Numbers

With the current nationwide shortage of truck drivers, now’s the time to enter the field. According to the American Trucking Associations: 500,000,000,000: You read that right…the trucking industry brought in $500 billion in gross freight revenues, representing 81.9% of our nation's freig...

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Top 7 Reasons to Choose 160 Driving Academy

We know you have options on where you'd like to learn your new career and get certified. But we believe that we are the best choice and below are 7 reasons why you should consider us first! Top Instructors: We have the most experienced instructors in Illinois. Financial Support: We help our...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will 160 help me find a job? No gimmicks. No tricks. We make getting a new job easy. By working with the top trucking companies in the U.S. who regularly recruit newly licensed truckers, we’re able to match our candidates with the best placement opportunities the industry has to offer....

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